Center for Aging Services Technologies

Center for Aging Services Technologies

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation, and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience.

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  1. CAST Member News - November 2020

    LeadingAge CAST Welcomes New CAST Supporters and CAST Business Associates LeadingAge CAST is pleased to welcome two new CAST Supporters and nine new CAST Business Associates. New CAST Supporters: DISH has a vision to change the way ...

  2. Residents Need Robust Wi-Fi and Tech Support

    As the pandemic continues, robust Wi-Fi and staff support for residents new to technology have become important for senior living, says a recent guest column in McKnight’s Senior Living.   While social distancing has increased the threat of resident loneliness, senior living can provide solutions. “

  3. Google Nests See Continued Engagement

    In the senior living industry where tech pilots do not always fly, an engagement tool introduced in 2020 has seen promising results. Several months in, older adults at Merrill Gardens are continuing to engage with the Google Nest Hub Max devices adapted for older adults. In a recent

  4. New Solutions Address Resident Security

    As the pandemic continues, it is bringing innovation around resident security. In the recent McKnight’s Senior Living article "Focus On: Resident security," CAST Executive Director and LeadingAge ...

  5. LeadingAge Survey: Social Isolation a Top Challenge in Affordable Senior Housing 

    A recent survey found that most LeadingAge members who provide affordable senior housing have strong concerns about their residents’ social isolation in the coming months. ...